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Problem: How to change the language switcher position and float it

Solution: You can display your language switcher in a custom location by following the steps outlined in the Language Switcher Options documentation. To float a language switcher, please follow the steps in our tutorial: How to add a custom floating language switcher to your WordPress site

Relevant Documentation: How to add a custom floating language switcher to your WordPress site

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Last updated by Noman 1 year ago.

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November 19, 2019 at 6:23 am #4968723


I am trying to: change the language switcher position, would you tell me the steps that I need to

Link to a page where the issue can be seen:

I expected to see:

Instead, I got:

November 19, 2019 at 7:56 am #4969035


Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Asia/Karachi (GMT+05:00)


Thank you for contacting WPML Support. Could you please let me know where you want to display language switcher?

Looking forward,

Thank you

November 19, 2019 at 9:04 am #4969663


Hello noman
in my case, I wanna display in topbar I enabled the topbar but couldn't do that
I'm using javelin theme
and also I have another question too
how to float the menu from right to left?

November 19, 2019 at 9:56 am #4970397


Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Asia/Karachi (GMT+05:00)

1. The possibility to add your language switcher on that position depends on your theme. Does your theme provides you the option to add a content (for example a widget) or some code exactly on the position that you wish?

You can use below code to show custom language switcher on specific position:


Here is doc for custom language switcher:

2. You can float the menu using below CSS code:

.sh-nav {
   float: left !important;

And it will look as in the attached screenshot.

Please let me know if this resolves your issue or you need further assistance with this issue.

Thank you

November 20, 2019 at 5:17 am #4976659

I have one more question
I'm using javelin theme how to translate the footer copyright text
thanks in advance

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November 20, 2019 at 6:22 am #4976875


Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Asia/Karachi (GMT+05:00)

For the footer copyright translation issue, I have created a new ticket since this is a separate issue. Here is the link to the new ticket:

If you current ticket issue is resolved, you may mark this ticket as resolved and we will continue to work on the new ticket.

Thank you for your cooperation and patience.